School Resources

Are you interested in helping High School Juniors learn more about the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State selection process? First start by checking out an overview of our program!

What is ALA Empire Girls State?

  • Workshops in Government Process
  • Running Campaigns
  • Writing Bills
  • Participating in Flag Raising and Lowering Cemonies
  • Participating in the Pledge of the Allegiance daily
  • Participating in a POW/MIA Ceremony
  • Long days working with diverse participants from all over NYS

What ALA Empire Girls State IS NOT?

  • A US History Lesson
  • A Sports Camp
  • A Recreational Camp
  • A Women’s History Lesson
  • A lot of down time

Use the links to access resources for your school:

Timeline of Selection Process

Many local American Legion Auxiliaries start their selection process in January.
Don’t delay and reach out to them!


Contact the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State Chairman
(716) 413 2604